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Welcome to RRA

Learn more about our acquisition of the Canadian Stewardship Services Alliance Assets

The Resource Recovery Alliance has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CSSA assets to create a comprehensive resource recovery offering for producers in Ontario. RRA is a producer responsibility organization formed by GFL to help producers meet their extended producer responsibilities under Ontario's new full EPR regulation.

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Responsibly-managed recovery programs
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Reliable compliance & advisory services
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Sustainable programs for a greener tomorrow
Resource Recovery Alliance

Providing brands with sustainable solutions they can trust.

Ontario’s new Blue Box Regulation will usher in a new wave of full extended producer responsibility (EPR) in Canada. RRA brings together the experience, expertise, and resources of GFL and CSSA to provide product and packaging producers with innovative and environmentally-responsible solutions designed to help achieve 100% of Ontario’s new and ambitious recovery targets.

GFL is North America’s 4th largest diversified environmental services company, with 900+ residential curbside collection contracts across 9 provinces and 25 states, secured and retained through exceptional customer service and proven results. GFL has a network of technologically-advanced material recovery facilities and logistics planning department that work together to deliver substantial cost efficiencies and environmental outcomes for customers. Combined with CSSA’s leadership in compliance and administration, RRA is a PRO partner that producers can have confidence in.

What We Do

RRA is a one-stop shop for producers looking for a comprehensive resource recovery and compliance solution in North America. RRA provides producers in Ontario with the benefit of a proven, reliable, and experienced environmental services partner that can leverage economies of scale and efficiencies, positioning them to meet all their responsibilities under the modern and consolidated Blue Box Program.

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Schedule a consultation with our team to see how joining the Resource Recovery Alliance will benefit your company

A consolidated producer responsibility organization (PRO) that combines GFL and CSSA’s sector resources, experience, and scale is an invaluable asset during such massive change for producers across Ontario. Learn more about why a comprehensive resource recovery and compliance solution is the right move for your organization.

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Ontario's New Full EPR Regulation

Under a modernized era of full extended producer responsibility (EPR) in Ontario, producers of designated products and packaging will be operationally and financially responsible for the collection, sorting, and recovery of recyclable materials in homes, schools, and other spaces province-wide.

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Who We Are

RRA is a producer responsibility organization (PRO) that is vertically integrated within GFL, North America’s 4th largest diversified environmental services company. RRA is acquiring CSSA’s assets – the largest and most experienced compliance solutions provider for extended producer programs in Canada. Together, as RRA, they support producers in meeting their new obligations in Ontario.

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RRA For you

See how we impact the circular economy

Helping Ontario's producers strive for a future where all waste is transformed into new resources.

For Brands & Producers
Ensuring a seamless transition.
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For Municipalities & Government
Services residents can trust.
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For Consumers
Simplified recycling for Ontarians.
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What is the Circular Economy?

Producer responsibility is a key component of the circular economy. The traditional ‘take-make-waste’ linear economy is not sustainable. Policies like full Extended Producer Responsibility support a future in which waste is continuously transformed into new resources and reintegrated into the economy.

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With RRA, Everyone Wins
From producers, to municipalities, and consumers, knowing that an organization with our dedication to resource recovery and our commitment to optimizing recycling can give you the comfort that everyone involved is in good hands with a PRO like RRA.
GFL's Patrick Dovigi talks producer responsibility and the Ontario Blue Box transition
At the beginning of July, Vaughan, Ontario-based GFL Environmental announced the formation of the Resource Recovery Alliance (RRA), a producer responsibility organization (PRO) that will operate within the framework of Ontario's newly introduced extended producer responsibility (EPR) regulations surrounding the provincial Blue Box residential recyclables collection program.
GFL Announces the Formation of the Resource Recovery Alliance and the Definitive Agreement to Acquire Canadian Stewardship Services Alliance
GFL Environmental Inc. (“GFL”) announced today that it has formed the Resource Recovery Alliance (“RRA”) in response to the Government of Ontario’s extended producer responsibility regulation requiring product and packaging producers (“producers”) to operate and fully finance Ontario’s Blue Box program.
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Schedule a consultation with our team to see how joining the Resource Recovery Alliance will benefit your company

Learn more about why a comprehensive resource recovery and compliance solution is the right move for your organization.